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automatic
Acting or operating in a manner essentially independent of external influence or control: an automatic light switch; a budget deficit that triggered automatic spending cuts
avail
To be of use or advantage to; help: Nothing could avail the dying patient.
avenge
To inflict a punishment or penalty in return for; revenge: avenge a murder
avert
To turn away: avert one's eyes.
To ward off
awe
A mixed emotion of reverence, respect, dread, and wonder inspired by authority, genius, great beauty, sublimity, or might: We felt awe when contemplating the works of Bach. The observers were in awe of the destructive power of the new weapon
banquet
An elaborate, sumptuous repast.

A ceremonial dinner honoring a particular guest or occasion
barracks
To house (soldiers, for example) in quarters.
belligerent
Inclined or eager to fight; hostile or aggressive
beneficial
Producing or promoting a favorable result; advantageous.
bliss
Extreme happiness; ecstasy.
bonus
Something given or paid in addition to what is usual or expected
boomerang
A flat, curved, usually wooden missile configured so that when hurled it returns to the thrower
bouquet
A small cluster or arrangement of flowers.
breadth
The measure or dimension from side to side; width
buoyancy
The tendency or capacity to remain afloat in a liquid or rise in air or gas.
The upward force that a fluid exerts on an object less dense than itself